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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Roman Army

Michael Alexander Speidel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy. 9889 words.

The Roman imperial army was the largest state-run organization of the Roman Empire with well over 400,000 soldiers and officers serving in Rome, Italy, the provinces, and some even beyond....

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Urban Infrastructure and Euergetism Outside the City of Rome

Marietta Horster.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy. 9277 words.

This chapter explores the connection between the monumentalization of cities, the use of local resources, and the involvement of benefactors in civic building operations. At its peak the...

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The Roman Emperor and the Imperial Family

Frédéric Hurlet.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy. 9929 words.

The foundation of the Principate under Augustus coincided with the expansion of Roman epigraphic culture. Given the sheer number of surviving inscriptions, imperial epigraphy provides all...

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Spectacle in Rome, Italy, and the Provinces

Michael J. Carter and Jonathan Edmondson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy. 8891 words.

The city of Rome and other urban communities throughout the empire were alive with spectacles of all kinds, including triumphs, funerals, executions, and religious festivals with their...

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Languages of the Iberian Peninsula

Javier de Hoz Bravo.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Literatures of the Roman Empire

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy. 11635 words.

Writing appeared in the Iberian Peninsula no later than the seventh century bce as an adaptation of Phoenician script, from which the Palaeohispanic scripts developed as a series of...

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The End of Enslavement, ‘Greek style’

Kostas Vlassopoulos.

in The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Slaveries

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Greek and Roman Epigraphy; Ancient Greek History. 10253 words.

This chapter examines the processes through which slaves in ancient Greek communities exited slavery, as well as their status and condition as freed people. It examines the nature of the...

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The Rise of Christianity

Danilo Mazzoleni.

in The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Greek and Roman Epigraphy; Religion in the Ancient World. 9921 words.

This chapter analyzes Christian epigraphy, that is, epigraphic documents connected with early Christian communities, from the beginnings of Christianity to the end of the sixth century....

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